Second Quarter 2018-19

SECOND QUARTER 2018-19

Program 1: Infinity and Beyond (Focus on Math)

Math is all around us and the MMS Library has opportunities for exploring math through drawing, games, building and space exploration.

Featured books image - link to featured math books
Featured books - Math themed fiction and nonfiction 
 

STEAM Activities

 Image of a student created Q-BA-MAZE project  
Image of a geometric line drawing
 Q-BA-Maze
Geometrical Line Drawings
Logic Games
  • Blokus
  • Quirkle
  • Tangoes
  • Mastermind
Featured Artist: M. C. Escher

This intriguing artist is known for producing  mathematically challenging works of art that defy logic. Check out the featured books link above to explore all the books in the MMS library collection that highlight the works of M. C. Escher. Check one out today! 

Other activities
  • Kindness Cards - handmade cards with words of encouragement or praise
  • Friendship bracelets

Special Feature: NASA InSight Landing on Mars

November 26, 2018 NASA's InSight mission successfully touched down on Mars.  The MMS Library streamed video about the mission during the week.  For more information about the mission from planning to landing visit the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Featured books image and link to featured space exploration books
Featured books - Space Exploration  

Program 2: Survival and Adventure

Adventures help us to know who we are-- 
The MMS Library is providing adventure through cooperative and collaborative games.  These games encourage critical thinking, cooperation, communication, reflection, and reorganization of strategies to achieve a successful outcome.
Games
  • Forbidden Island
  • Forbidden Desert
  • Settlers of Catan
  • Ticket to Ride
Choose Your Own Adventure

Begin your own adventure by exploring books in the MMS Library collection. Choose a book from one of the featured adventures below, or ask your librarian to help you get started on another adventure of your choice.

 Featured books image and link to featured ocean adventure books
Featured Books -
Ocean Adventure
 Featured books image and link to featured women's adventure books
Featured Books -
Women's Adventure
 Featured books image and link to featured cold adventure books
Featured Books -
Cold Adventure
 Featured books image and link to featured fishing and hunting adventure books
Featured Books -
Fishing and Hunting Adventure
 Featured books image and link to featured space adventure books
Featured Books -
Space Adventure
 Featured books image and link to featured mountain adventure books
Featured Books -
Mountain Adventure